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A Practical Guide for Company Directors in Malaysia, Second Edition


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A Practical Guide for Company Directors in Malaysia, Second Edition
Jun 2018
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Cheah Foo Seong was the Chief Technical Officer of Tricor Corporate Services Sdn Bhd (TRICOR), which is the largest business enabler, providing corporate services such as corporate secretarial and advisory, share registration, tax advisory, Labuan offshore and trust and other governance, risk and compliance services. He retired after having served there for more than 12 years.

He has had over 30 years of experience in corporate secretarial practice, and had served as a Technical Director of Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (MAICSA) from 1995 to 2000, when he left professional practice to become more involved in research, writing and training relating to corporate and regulatory matters. In 2002, Dr Cheah was elected to the MAICSA Council, and served as Vice President of the Institute in 2008/2009, and Deputy President in 2009/2010. He was the President of MAICSA in 2011 and is now Past President and Council member of MAICSA.

He was elected Hon Secretary of Corporate Secretary International Association (CSIA), a Geneva registered Global Body for Corporate Secretaries and Governance Practitioners, of which MAICSA is a founder member together with other Divisions of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA), UK, for the period 2012–2014.

Dr Cheah authored Directors’ Manual Malaysia (1999) and Guide to Company Law & Secretarial Practice, Malaysia (2006) published by CCH Pte Ltd. These publications have also been updated by him to include the latest Companies Act 2016. During his tenure with MAICSA he had also written many other booklets published by MAICSA, among them are Members Voluntary Winding-Up, the Company Secretary’s Kit and Best Practices for Companies’ Annual General Meetings, Independent Directors and Best Practices and Different Types of Directors of a Board. In 2008, he co-authored Corporate Governance in Malaysia: Principles & Practices, published by August Publishing.

His past experience includes lecturing, on a part-time basis, at the Multimedia University, Cyberjaya from 1997 until 2007 in the Faculty of Management on the subject of Company Law and Secretarial Practice. He has also been a trainer/speaker for professional bodies like MIA, MAICSA, MICPA and training organisations like IACS and CCH Executive seminars.

Dr Cheah earned his MBA from Henley Management College of the Brunel University, UK and his LLM from Staffordshire University, UK and was awarded Doctor of Laws in 2007 by the School of Law and Policies, American Heritage University, California, USA. He is a Fellow of the ICSA, UK, a Member of MAICSA and a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants, Australia.


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